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by Brackett, Nathan, 1968-; Hoard, Christian (Christian David)
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Previously published as: Rolling Stone album guide
Topics: Popular music, Sound recordings
Source: removedNEL
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Includes bibliographical references, discography, filmography, and index
Topics: Rap (Music), Hip-hop, Music, Rap (Musique), Hip-hop, Musique, Hip-hop, Music, Rap (Music), Hip-Hop,...
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Topic: Popular music
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by Selvin, Joel; Marsh, Dave
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Discography: p. 192-195
Topics: Sly & the Family Stone (Musical group), Rock musicians
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by Spungen, Deborah
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A mother's account of her daughter's life as a "wild child" punk rocker who was stabbed to death
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Topics: Spungen, Nancy, Spungen, Deborah, Mothers, Mothers and daughters, Punk rock musicians, Family...
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Topic: Manson, Charles, 1934-
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by Davis, Stephen, 1947-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-425) index
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Guns n' Roses (Musical group), Rock musicians
Source: removedNEL
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by Marks, Craig; Tannenbaum, Rob
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Includes index
Topics: MTV Networks, Rock videos
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by Chapman, Robert, 1954-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-415) and index
Topics: Barrett, Syd, Barrett, Syd, Barrett, Syd, Rock musicians, Rock music fans, Lyricists, Lyricists,...
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by Whitburn, Joel
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"Chart data compiled from Billboard's pop singles charts, 1955-2002."
Topics: Rock music, Popular music
Source: removedNEL
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by Aiken, Clay, 1978-; Glock, Allison
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Topics: Aiken, Clay, 1978-, Singers
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by Love, Courtney, 1965-; Stander, Ava
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A multi-textual memoir chronicling the life of one of our most potent pop icons. Groundbreaking rock musician. Award-winning actress. Perceptive songwriter and author. Mother. Wife of a rock god. Fashionista and trendsetter. Provocateur. In each and every one of these roles Courtney Love has demonstrated a wholehearted commitment to her art, and an intense drive and a lust for life that have made her a star and a celebrity icon--but have also led her into some unwise, uncharted, and even...
Topics: Love, Courtney, 1965-, Love, Courtney, Rock musicians
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by Doughty, Mike
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Topics: Doughty, Mike, Rock musicians, Singers
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by James, Tommy; Fitzpatrick, Martin, 1952-
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Topics: James, Tommy, Shondells (Musical group), Rock musicians
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by Baraka, Amiri, 1934-
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Discusses modern jazz movements and musicians, including Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Cecil Taylor, Eric Dolphy, Archie Shepp, and Sun-Ra
Topics: African Americans, Jazz, African American musicians, African Americans, Jazz, Musiciens noirs...
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by Negron, Chuck
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by Peterson, Charles, 1964-; Azerrad, Michael; Pavitt, Bruce
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"A Tree Clause book"--T.p. verso
Topic: Rock music
Source: removedNEL
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by Faria, Nelson, 1963-; Sher, Chuck
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Covers samba, bossa nova, choro, frevo, and baiäao; gives a general outline, basic pattern and variations, and examples of songs, accompaniments, and chord melodies for each area
Topics: Guitar, Guitar music, Arranged, Popular music, Guitar, Guitar music, Arranged, Popular music
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by Violent J (Musician); Echlin, Hobey
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Topics: Insane Clown Posse (Musical group), Rock musicians
Source: removedNEL
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-306) and index
Topics: Rock music, Rock musicians, Music trade
Source: removedNEL
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by Cohn, Lawrence, 1932-
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Discography: p. 410-413
Topics: Blues (Music), Blues, Musici, Zangkunst, Jazz, Blues, Bluesmusiker, Aufsatzsammlung, Blues (Music),...
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Translation of: La musique expliquée comme science et comme art et considérée dans ses rapports analogiques avec les mystères religieux, la mythologie ancienne et l'historie de la terre
Topics: Music, Music and literature, Music, Art and music
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by Cobain, Kurt, 1967-1994
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Originally published: New York: Penguin Putnam; London: Viking, 2002
Topics: Cobain, Kurt, 1967-1994, Rock musicians, Diaries
Source: removedNEL
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by Whitburn, Joel; Whitburn, Joel. Top R & B singles, 1942-1995
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Rev. ed. of: Joel Whitburn's top R & B singles, 1942-1995. c1996
Topics: Rhythm and blues music, Rhythm and blues music
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by Herzhaft, Gérard
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-406), discography (p. 407-478), and index
Topic: Blues (Music)
Source: removedNEL
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by Neal, Charles
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Cover title
Topics: Popular music, Alternative, Avant-garde, Experimental Rock, Interview, Punk
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"A Touchstone book."
Topics: Motion picture producers and directors, Motion pictures
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by Souljah, Sister
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Topics: Souljah, Sister, African American girls
Source: removedNEL
Includes bibliographical references (p. 382-411) and index
Topics: Rock music, Rock music
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by Sabin, Roger, 1961-
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paper, 247 p
Topics: Popular Music, Punk, Rock, Cultural Studies, History, UK, England, Essays, Punk rock music
Source: removedNEL
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by Giddins, Gary
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Discography: v. [1], p. [593]-606
Topics: Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977, Singers
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by Barrow, Steve, 1945-; Dalton, Peter, 1948-
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"The definitive guide to Jamaican music from ska through roots to bashment"--P. 1 of cover
Topic: Reggae music
Source: removedNEL
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by Lydon, John; Zimmerman, Keith; Zimmerman, Kent, 1953-
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Topics: Rotten, Johnny, Sex Pistols (Musical group), Popular Music
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Topics: Sex Pistols (Musical group), Punk rock musicians
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by Whiteside, Thomas, 1918-1997
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Topics: Twiggy, De Villeneuve, Justin
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by Shapiro, Peter, 1969-; Lee, Iara
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Includes indexes
Topics: Electronic music, Music, Music and technology, Musique électronique, Musique, Musique et...
Source: removedNEL
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by Obrecht, Jas
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"The text of this book has been edited from material originally published in Guitar Player magazine from 1968-1983."--T.p. verso
Topics: Rock musicians, Rock musicians, Guitarists, Guitarists, Heavy metal (Music), Heavy Metal,...
Source: removedNEL
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by Weisbard, Eric
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Popular music
Source: removedNEL
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hardcover, 522p
Topics: Popular Music, Rock, Indie, Punk, Alternative, History, Underground, Alternative rock music,...
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by Hoffman, Abbie
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Published under the author's pseud: Free
Topics: Youth International Party, Radicalism --United States --History --20th century.
Source: removedNEL
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by Jones, Lesley-Ann
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Mercury, Freddie, Rock musicians
Source: removedNEL
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by Bing, Léon, 1950-
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Topics: Gangs, Juvenile delinquency
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by Ro, Ronin
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Discography: p. [277]-281
Topics: Dr. Dre, 1965-, N.W.A. (Musical group), Rap musicians
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by Torres, Marcelo Nâobrega da Cãamara, 1950-; Mello, Jorge, 1949-; Guimaräaes, Rogâerio, 1970-; Mendonðca, Newton, 1927-1960. Songs. Selections
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Cover title
Topics: Mendonðca, Newton, 1927-1960, Mendonðca, Newton, 1927-1960, Mendonðca, Newton, 1927-1960,...
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by Fine, Jason
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Collection of articles on Harrison which have appeared in Rolling Stone
Topics: Harrison, George, 1943-2001, Harrison, George, Rock musicians, Biographie
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by Guralnick, Peter
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Originally published: Dutton, 1989
Topics: Johnson, Robert, 1911-1938, Johnson, Robert, 1911-1938, Blues musicians, Blues musicians
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by Coleman, Brian, 1970-
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Includes index
Topics: Rap (Music), Rap musicians
Source: removedNEL
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by Schaefer, John
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Includes discographies and index
Topics: Music, Music
Source: removedNEL
Errata page taped to front leaf
Topics: Rock music, Rock music, Rock musicians, Rock groups, Teenagers, Nineteen sixties
Source: removedNEL
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by Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987
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Signed by the artist
Topics: Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987, Artists
Source: removedNEL
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by Cowley, John; Oliver, Paul, 1927-
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Rev. ed. of: The Blackwell guide to recorded blues
Topics: Blues (Music), Blues (Music)
Source: removedNEL
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by Caillat, Ken; Stiefel, Steven
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Fleetwood Mac (Musical group)
Source: removedNEL
Discography: p. 309-322
Topics: DiLello, Richard, 1945-, Beatles, Apple Records, Rock musicians
Source: removedNEL
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by Reynolds, Simon, 1963-; Press, Joy, 1966-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Feminism and music, Rock music, Women rock musicians, Music, Sexism in music, Popmuziek, Feminisme,...
Source: removedNEL
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by Edwards, Paul, 1982-
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Includes index
Topics: Lyric writing (Popular music), Rap (Music)
Source: removedNEL
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by Hager, Steven
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Bibliography: p. 133
Topics: Popular culture, Arts and society
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Topics: Jazz, Blues (Music), Sound recordings
Source: removedNEL
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by Ochs, Michael, 1943-
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Includes index
Topic: Sound recordings
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by Gioia, Ted
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 399]-402), discography (p. 403-418), and index
Topic: Jazz
Source: removedNEL
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by Beatrice, Luca, 1961-; Palazzo della Penna (Perugia, Italy)
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"All the works reproduced in this book were included in the exhibition "Sound & Vision" held at Palazzo della Penna, Perugia"--Colophon
Topics: Barney, Matthew, 1967-, Blake, Peter, 1932-, Hamilton, Richard, 1922-, Ono, Yoko, 1933-, Kelley,...
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by De Lerma, Dominique-René
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Black music in the pre-college curriculum / Marian Brown, Pearl Williams Jones, and Robert H. Klotman -- Black music in the undergraduate curriculum / Johnnie V. Lee ... [et al.] -- The composer and his relationship to society / T. J. Anderson ... [et al.] -- The black composer discusses his music / T. J. Anderson ... [et al.] -- The social role of jazz / Richard Abrams, David N. Baker and Charles Ellison -- Jazz in the curriculum / Cannonball Adderley, Dorothy Ashby, and Robert H. Klotman --...
Topics: African Americans, Music, History and criticism, Jazz music, Soul music, Gospel music
Source: removedNEL
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by Helander, Brock
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"This volume is a critical and historical discography of rock and soul music in the 1960s"--Pref
Topics: Rock music, Soul music
Source: removedNEL
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by Firestone, Ross
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [457]-498) and index
Topics: Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986, Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986, Clarinetists, Jazz musicians, Clarinettistes,...
Source: removedNEL
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by Guralnick, Peter
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Maps on lining papers
Topics: Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977, Rock musicians
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by Cohen, John, 1932-; Marcus, Greil
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[Keeping time -- Family -- Music and art -- Gospel truths (gospel musicians, Rev. Gary Davis, Harlem) -- The shape of survival (Andean people of Peru) -- Pull my daisy ... (Abstract expressionism, Robert Frank, Mary Frank) -- Beat generation (Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Frank) -- The high lonesome sound (Roscoe Holcomb, Perry County, KY, The Goat Man, holiness church, Hazard, KY, Wade Ward, Charlie Higgins,) -- Collecting (Old Fiddlers Contest, Galax, VA, Mr. and Mrs. Sams, Sidna...
Topics: Cohen, John, 1932-, Portrait photography
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by Einarson, John, 1952-
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Includes discography (p. 277-281) and index
Topic: Country rock music
Source: removedNEL
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by Stolzoff, Norman C., 1966-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-283) and index
Topics: Popular music, Popular culture, Dancehall (Music)
Source: removedNEL
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by Patoski, Joe Nick, 1951-
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Discography: p. 282-289
Topics: Selena, 1971-1995, Tejano musicians, Mexican American women singers
Source: removedNEL
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by Caroline Coon.
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Topic: Zabavna glasba
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by During, Jean, 1947-; Mirabdolbaghi, Zia, 1946-; Safvat, Dariush, 1922- Contemporary master's lesson from Darius Safvat. 1991
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Accompanied by: Anthology of Persian music : 1930-1990. 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Topic: Music
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by Edelstein, Andrew J; McDonough, Kevin
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Topic: Nineteen seventies
Source: removedNEL
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by Allman, Gregg, 1947-; Light, Alan L
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Includes index
Topics: Allman, Gregg, 1947-, Rock musicians
Source: removedNEL
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by Berry, Chuck
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Includes index
Topics: Berry, Chuck, Rock musicians
Source: removedNEL
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by Graff, Gary; Du Lac, Josh Freedom, 1970-; McFarlin, Jim, 1953-
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topics: Rhythm and blues music, Sound recordings
Source: removedNEL